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Singles Day

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Online accounted for a fifth of Singapore retail sales in November

Singapore retail sales – excluding motor vehicles – rose by 4.1 per cent in November, according to data from Statistics ...

Alibaba takes in US$84.54 billion in orders in toned-down Singles Day

The results come as overall consumption in China slows, and cap a relatively muted version of a sales festival that Alib...

Maggie Zhou reflects on Alibaba’s role in the rise of 11.11

From 27 merchants in 2009 to over 250,000 in 2020, here’s how Singles’ Day has changed at the Chinese e-commerce giant A...

Alibaba promises sustainability focus in this year’s 11.11 consumer fest

"We believe we must leverage the power of 11.11 to encourage sustainable development and promote inclusiveness to consum...

How to maximise sales on Singles’ Day – the world’s largest shopping event

Singles’ Day, or 11.11, has become one of the most successful global shopping events across Asia and many parts of the w...

US the top seller into China on Singles Day, say Alibaba, JD

Alibaba and JD said the US was the top seller of goods to China during the Singles' Day shopping extravaganza that gener...
Singles Day 2020

Singles Day sets record for Alibaba, rival JD

Alibaba predictably set a new record for Singles Day gross merchandise volume (GMV) yesterday, as did its rival JD.

Alibaba shoppers shatter Singles Day record already, spending $56 billion

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group said orders made during its Singles' Day mega-shopping festival had exceeded $56 ...

Singles Day kicks off, with new records inevitable

Alibaba’s giant digital shopping fest officially takes place today with this year’s event featuring a 10-day lead in.

Will 2020 be the year Singles’ Day goes global?

Why China’s version of Black Friday is gaining traction with brands and consumers around the world.